This manual was written primarily for government officers involved in the control of vertebrate pests in New South Wales (NSW). It provides specific information and guidance on vertebrate pest control procedures for NSW in addition to the requirements specified in Pesticide Control Orders (PCOs) issued under the Pesticides Act 1999 (Pesticides Act).
The Manual is intended to promote uniform standards for vertebrate pest control throughout the State including guidance on procedures and requirements for storage, use and supply of vertebrate pesticides. It is essential reading for staff of Local Land Services (LLS), National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) part of the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and all organisations involved in vertebrate pest control.
Information in this manual has been endorsed by all the major agencies involved in administration and implementation of vertebrate pest management in NSW and by the NSW Pest Animal Council.